Supply Chain Survey: 2020 Shipments to Rise
January 28, 2020
Express has released the results from its fifth annual State of The
North American Supply Chain Survey. More than 1,800 shippers from a wide
variety of industries throughout North America participated in the
survey, which was conducted in late 2019.
What were the biggest challenges with carriers in 2019?
Did tariffs have a negative or positive impact on your business in 2019?
Results from the survey were compiled into a white paper that is
available to download for free on Averitt’s website. The white paper
will be a valuable resource that shippers can use to help plan their
supply chain strategy for the year ahead.
12.34% of respondents struggled with capacity challenges in 2019 compared to 26.05% that reported issues in 2018
43.32% viewed trade tariffs as having a negative impact on their business in 2019 (an uptick of 2.08 percentage points from the previous year) in comparison to only 5.20% that reported positive effects